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Old Man Winter Slays Mayor Gregor's Green Vancouver

Winter has come to Mayor Gregor Robertson's Vancouver. And the city's lack of preparation has become its own sort of George R.R. Martin epic. The land is frozen under a thick layer of snow and ice. Travel has become treacherous. Hundreds swarmed local fire halls like white walkers, trying to get some free salt.
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Snow, Freezing Rain Warning

Snow removal crews in Vancouver are preparing the city's major roads in anticipation of snow on Sunday afternoon and into Monday morning. Seventeen people were on shift at the National Works Yar...
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SNOW IS COMING

Environment Canada says it's expecting a snowstorm on the Family Day long weekend that should hit around Sunday into Monday. The timing, potential accumulations and affected areas are still not...
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Centenarian Shovels Like A Champ

While having so much snow is rare in southern B.C., so too is the sight of a 102-year-old man shoveling it. On Friday, Stedman Gedge was working up a sweat outside his New Westminster home. "It...
Alamy

Frightful Winter Weather Doesn't Scare Walkable Cities

What last week illustrated is that even Vancouver — not really a winter city in the common use of that title — needs to think more about our ability to handle tougher winter conditions. With the weather being less predictable, and frequency and intensity of storm events getting worse with the consequences of climate change, anticipating and designing for unusual weather conditions is going to be the new normal for all of us.
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Snow Hammers Vancouver Commuters

Metro Vancouver's new Port Mann bridge has reopened after falling ice from the bridge's huge cables sent one man to hospital, slightly injured another person and damaged vehicles in the midst of a sev...
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Snow.. In Vancouver!

Many residents of Metro Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast are waking up to snowfall this morning. Snow fell overnight in parts of Surrey, Burnaby, Coquitlam and North Vancouver. "Motorists and pedest...